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By Heron

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

We've all had enough of the cold, but could anyone tell me why my frosted glass roof resembles plants so closely.?

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they are beautiful aren't they .the top one looks like a sea of ferns.

28 Feb, 2010


Beautiful photos Heron, Jack Frost is one of the best artists I know, that's the only answer I could give. Nature has to keep some secrets.

28 Feb, 2010


Thank you both, It would be nice if Someone like Magnus Pike (deceased I think) or perhaps Dr Phillip Stott, was to read this, I'm sure they would know.

28 Feb, 2010


I 'think' it is something to do with the way water crystalises as it turn to frost

28 Feb, 2010


yes it is to do with the water crystals, any dust on the glass and the fluctuation in temperauters as the night progresses. Its like hoare frost formation.

28 Feb, 2010


Beautiful designs Heron...:>)

28 Feb, 2010


How lovely - I haven't seen ice on glass since I was a child, when our bedroom window regularly had these patterns in the mornings in winter! I remember holding pennies (large ones then) to warm them up and placing them on the patterns to make large circles in them. Snowflakes often look like flowers under a microscope too.

1 Mar, 2010

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